Cod with chickpeas
2pounds salt cured cod
1 16oz can of chickpeas
½cup olive oil
1 onion chopped
juice of 3 lemons
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Step 1 :Cut the cod into pieces and place in large water overnight to soak and remove the excess salt. Be sure to change the water a few times so as to remove the excess salt.
Step 2 :In large deep covered skillet heat olive oil to medium heat, add diced onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes until they begin to soften, add the chickpeas and enough water to to cover the chickpeas.
Step 3 :Cover, bring to a boil and cook until the chickpeas have softened, about 20 minutes.
Step 4 :Add water, if needed, until chickpeas are cooked through.
Step 5 :Follow by adding the cod and cooking an additional 15 minutes.
Step 6 :During the last 5 minutes the cod is cooking, add the flour and lemon juice to a small bowl and stir well ensuring there are no lumps.
Step 7 :Pour into the skillet, season with pepper and shake the skillet well to distribute the lemon juice and cook for an additional 5 minutes.Cod is a delicate flaky fish and a spatula should be used gently so as not to break up the fish
Step 8 :It is best to gently shake the skillet a few times to help with the distribution of the juices.
Step 9 :Serve and enjoy!